MISSION MALDIVES???? VOLUNTEER IN THE MALdiVES? Watch

ILoveRona
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#1
Report Thread starter 8 years ago
#1
Anyone tried this?

If you are at university and are 18+ you can take part.

It seems interesting, 400 quid for a month in the Maldives, I get to help people and I reckon it would look really good on my CV when applying for a job?

What do you reckon? Should I do it?

www.missionmaldives.com

Two words http://images.google.co.uk/images?rl...N&hl=en&tab=wi

HOLY ****.
Last edited by ILoveRona; 8 years ago
0
quote
reply
Annie72
Badges: 14
Rep:
?
#2
Report 8 years ago
#2
(Original post by ILoveRona)
Anyone tried this?

If you are at university and are 18+ you can take part.

It seems interesting, 400 quid for a month in the Maldives, I get to help people and I reckon it would look really good on my CV when applying for a job?

What do you reckon? Should I do it?

www.missionmaldives.com
Oh my that looks beautiful . I dont see why you shouldnt do it tbh, and its only £400 which I think is good. Damn I wish I was still young enough ( and at uni ) to do this.
0
quote
reply
ILoveRona
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#3
Report Thread starter 8 years ago
#3
(Original post by Annie72)
Oh my that looks beautiful . I dont see why you shouldnt do it tbh, and its only £400 which I think is good. Damn I wish I was still young enough ( and at uni ) to do this.

It really does look like something out of a movie...
0
quote
reply
_Andrew_
Badges: 9
Rep:
?
#4
Report 8 years ago
#4
That does look really awesome. I really am tempted
0
quote
reply
ILoveRona
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#5
Report Thread starter 8 years ago
#5
(Original post by _Andrew_)
That does look really awesome. I really am tempted

I reckon it could really be good for you since you're doing medicine, helping people and all that lol

I'm really wanting to do it.
0
quote
reply
Annie72
Badges: 14
Rep:
?
#6
Report 8 years ago
#6
(Original post by ILoveRona)
I reckon it could really be good for you since you're doing medicine, helping people and all that lol

I'm really wanting to do it.
So whats stopping you?.
0
quote
reply
_Andrew_
Badges: 9
Rep:
?
#7
Report 8 years ago
#7
(Original post by ILoveRona)
I reckon it could really be good for you since you're doing medicine, helping people and all that lol

I'm really wanting to do it.

I know,the medical projects look like something I would really like to do, and also the chance of relax aswel :sogood:. I'm just thinking about the whole logistics and stuff (persuading parents, organizing it and things)
0
quote
reply
You-Rock-My-World
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#8
Report 8 years ago
#8
It doesn't look very trustable to be honest, some things seem too good to be true.
Last edited by You-Rock-My-World; 8 years ago
0
quote
reply
ILoveRona
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#9
Report Thread starter 8 years ago
#9
(Original post by You-Rock-My-World)
It doesn't look very trustable to be honest, some things seem too good to be true. The website offers no information on pricing or requirements.

http://missionmaldives.com/fast-facts

What you call that?

Also, this was advertised at my university (Dundee)...

So I think it's legit...
0
quote
reply
ILoveRona
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#10
Report Thread starter 8 years ago
#10
(Original post by Annie72)
So whats stopping you?.
Nothing, really.

Lol, I have the finances and the time, just thought i'd share it with all of the people on here
0
quote
reply
You-Rock-My-World
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#11
Report 8 years ago
#11
(Original post by ILoveRona)
http://missionmaldives.com/fast-facts

What you call that?

Also, this was advertised at my university (Dundee)...

So I think it's legit...

I call that poor computer user interface. Very unprofessional, and if you trust these people with your money then you deserve to loose it.
0
quote
reply
Metropolis
Badges: 16
Rep:
?
#12
Report 8 years ago
#12
**** maldives
0
quote
reply
obviouslystudying
Badges: 1
Rep:
?
#13
Report 8 years ago
#13
(Original post by ILoveRona)
It really does look like something out of a movie...
I LOVE MY MALDIVES!!!
0
quote
reply
chloek07
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#14
Report 8 years ago
#14
I have been there for a holiday it’s a beautiful place I would recommend visiting if you get the chance!:yes:
0
quote
reply
obviouslystudying
Badges: 1
Rep:
?
#15
Report 8 years ago
#15
(Original post by chloek07)
I have been there for a holiday it’s a beautiful place I would recommend visiting if you get the chance!:yes:
maldives is quite beautiful, though, tbh, visiting's very different from working.
Tourists spend holidays separated from the commoners, but to work means you've got to live with the island community (very different from Resorts!)
0
quote
reply
GodspeedGehenna
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#16
Report 8 years ago
#16
(Original post by ILoveRona)
and I reckon it would look really good on my CV when applying for a job?
Yeah "I went on a self-serving holiday" is a real winner on a CV.
0
quote
reply
myriadofatoms
Badges: 0
#17
Report 8 years ago
#17
im applying
0
quote
reply
GodspeedGehenna
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#18
Report 8 years ago
#18
(Original post by ILoveRona)
During my stay, I help on various projects which aid the less well off. So it counts as volunteering.
Oh, forgive me. I didn't realise that these countries had a deficit in unskilled labour.

Unless.. Are you an architect/plumber/electrician/builder?

Oh and sunbathing doesn't count as volunteering, btw.
0
quote
reply
fire2burn
Badges: 17
Rep:
?
#19
Report 8 years ago
#19
(Original post by ILoveRona)
Your inability to interpret things correctly, quite frankly, astounds me.

I wouldn't write "I went on a self-serving holiday" nor is it even that in actual fact.

During my stay, I help on various projects which aid the less well off. So it counts as volunteering.

Similar to medical students going to Ghana or wherever and helping out with their medical knowledge...

So **** off and stop trying to be funny, because it's really not happening for you.
He's right though.

I reckon it would look really good on my CV when applying
If you're volunteering because of that, you're doing it for the wrong reasons.
0
quote
reply
Jessaay!
Badges: 12
Rep:
?
#20
Report 8 years ago
#20
(Original post by ILoveRona)
What are you honestly trying to argue?

The website is called MISSION MALDIVES.

The sole purpose of the program is to help, to aid, to volunteer. It's not a ******* tourist resort which I will go to and just write that I helped while I was there.

They have projects for different types of people, you actual downsyndrome.

In the UK, why do people volunteer in charity shops and such? To help people, and don't tell me all of them do it out of the kindness of their heart, nearly everyone about to look for a job or applying to university will do some volunteer and work experience to brighten up their CV/PS.

I think going to the Maldives and helping build shelters or whatever projects there are, is considered better than volunteering in a charity shop.

So yes, it will look good on my CV, because the sole purpose of the program is not to provide a good holiday, I actually pay money to over there and help them, the money I pay is for accommodation etc.

And I wish to point out your second failed attempt at being funny, I don't think anyone laughed at it, simply because of the fact that is was completely irrelevant, especially since there was absolutely no mention of sunbathing, in the OP nor any other post by myself.

So stop trying to be rude and arrogant, isn't it enough nobody likes you in the real world?
I was on your side until you said what I highlighted. Grow up.
0
quote
reply
X

Reply to thread

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

Who is most responsible for your success at university

Mostly me (765)
90.43%
Mostly my university including my lecturers/tutors (81)
9.57%

Watched Threads

View All